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jan 17, 1850 - Female deity

Description:

18th to 19th century
wood
Nukuoro, Micronesia
Each figure bore a name of a specific male female god/goddess
Associated with a particular extended family group, priest and specific temple
Placed in temples
Played important part of religious ceremonies that took place during Mataariki when Pleiades are visible at west at dusk
Rituals marked the beginning of harvest (taro, breadfruit, arrowroot, banana, sugar cane, pandas, and coconuts)
was brought gifts

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Date:

jan 17, 1850
Now
~ 168 years ago

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